Best Albums of 1959

Listed below are the best albums of 1959 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 52,000 greatest album charts.

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1959 year summaryThe best artists of 1959 were Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Dave Brubeck, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Ornette Coleman, Art Blakey, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Chuck Berry, Nina Simone and Howlin' Wolf.
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1959
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25,716
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1959
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7,513
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1959
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1959
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3,877
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1959
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3,497
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1959
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3,138
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1959
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2,405
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1959
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2,071
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1959
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1,632
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1959
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1,551
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Total albums: 498. Page 1 of 50

Best Albums of 1959 composition

Country Albums %


United States 348 70%
United Kingdom 32 6%
Brazil 31 6%
Mixed Nationality 13 3%
Canada 11 2%
France 9 2%
Germany 7 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 469 94%
Yes 29 6%
Live? Albums %
No 485 97%
Yes 13 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 489 98%
Yes 9 2%
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2. Prince
3. Pixies
4. The Cure
5. Talking Heads
6. U2
7. Metallica
8. Kate Bush
9. R.E.M.
10. The Stone Roses
11. Sonic Youth
12. Michael Jackson
13. Bruce Springsteen
14. Iron Maiden
15. Tom Waits
16. Prince And The Revolution
17. Joy Division
18. New Order
19. Talk Talk
20. Rush
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